logo logo

David Andreas Peterson

David Andreas Peterson, American lawyer, government official, educator. Bar: District of Columbia 1968, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1968.


  • Peterson, David Andreas was born on January 15, 1939 in San Francisco, California, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Occidental College, 1964. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1967. Master of Business Administration, George Washington University, 1968.

      Master of Public Administration with distinction, Harvard University Law School and J.F. Kennedy School Government, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University School Advanced International Studies, 1975.


    • Special assistant to counsellor on international law Office Legal Adviser, Department State, Washington, 1965-1968. Assistant treasurer, senior investment officer Bamerical International Finance Corporation, Bank of America, San Francisco, 1968-1971. Director legislation division Domestic and International Business Administration Department Commerce, Washington, 1971-1977, director business and government issues division Industry and Trade Administration, 1977-1982, senior policy adviser to under secretary for economic affairs, since 1982.

      Professorial lecturer Graduate School Government and Business Administration George Washington University, since 1975, professorial lecturer National Law Center, since 1977. United States delegate, adviser-counsellor International Labor Organization, Geneva, since 1975. United States delegate, vice chairman industry committee Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1975-1980.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1968, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1968.


    • Author, contributor National Securities Studies, Digest of International Law (Whiteman), others.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Missionary to Germany, secretary European mission Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1959-1962. Bishop, high council, stake presidency Mount Vernon (Virginia) Latter Day Saints Church, since 1976. Board directors National Cristina Foundation.

    Member international advisory committee to Commission on. Bicentennial of the United States Constitution. Program advisor Philmont scout ranch program Boy Scout of America, since 1953, advancement chairman George Washington district, 1988-1990.

    Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, American Society International Law, Harvard University Center International Affairs, Lincoln's Inn, Phi Delta Phi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.


    • Married Darelyn Servoss, June 15, 1966. Children: Paige, Heather, Lindsey, Jordan, John David, Ashley, Taylor McKay.
    • spouse: Darelyn Servoss
    • children: Paige Peterson
    • Heather Peterson
    • Lindsey Peterson
    • Jordan Peterson
    • John David Peterson
    • Ashley Peterson
    • Taylor McKay Peterson
    See on larger map